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Slackware64 nvidia-driver-compat32

Posted 09-17-2009 at 03:45 PM by lumak
Updated 06-10-2010 at 01:16 PM by lumak

EDIT: I added a new script for 195.36.24 as well as a script to compile libvdpau-compat32 on a 64 bit system. I never hear any feedback on this stuff... is it working for other people? Do I have errors anywhere?

I'm one of those people that personally don't like installing things on my system without having proper packages made for tracking the files. As such I edited the scripts on for an additional package to support this.

Attached is the build script and accompanying nvidia-switch32. You will need the binary package from nvidia that has on the end as it contains the required usr/lib32 directory.

Also, being that 32bit compatibility for the nvidia driver isn't actually a driver... perhaps calling it nvidia-driver-compat32 isn't exactly right. It is a few OpenGL libraries that get installed to /usr/lib. Maybe nvidia-libs-compat32. Either way, the name is not important. This package does not belong on because they don't really have compat32 packages. Wine and Virtual box don't count.

I doubt this package/build script really has any other place that to be distributed here as an example for the stubborn.

Use and distribute as you wish.

Please provide feedback if you find errors.
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File Type: txt nvidia-switch32.txt (9.1 KB, 846 views)
File Type: txt nvidia-driver-compat32-195.32.24.SlackBuild.txt (4.0 KB, 13 views)
File Type: txt libvdpau-compat32.SlackBuild.txt (2.7 KB, 9 views)
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    Thanks for putting these scripts out for public consumption. They work well.


    Posted 08-16-2010 at 08:38 AM by Lufbery Lufbery is offline


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